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How Little Is Too Little: Tips for Setting Your Writing Rate

Setting your writing rate is a task that we all come to at some point in our careers. It’s also something I’ve written on a lot. One thing that I’ve seen people ask is whether their rate is too low. Just how little is too little when it comes to making money from your articles? […]

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How to Make Sure You Get Paid for Your Writing

There are lots of horror stories of writers not getting paid for their writing. It can put a lot of people off, whether it’s working with private clients or writing on revenue share sites. I will admit now that when I started, I ended up not being paid by a client. It was an early […]

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How to Get Higher Paying Clients

Right now you’re charging a cent or so per word. Did you know that there are freelance writers out there charging much more than that? Some are commanding as much as a dollar per word. Yes, really. A dollar per word! It’s sound like a ridiculously high amount, and that may be too high for […]

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Why the New Year Is a Good Time for Writer Rate Increases

Did you know that the New Year is considered a good time for writer rate increases? It’s usually the time that many freelancers increase their prices, and there are a few reasons for this. Personally, I keep mine to the start of the new tax year in April, but I did used to do them […]

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5 Tips for Raising Your Freelance Writing Rates

Last week I spent time writing about freelance writing rates, including setting them and when to raise them. This could be the perfect time to consider raising your rates. It’s a new year and time to look at advancing in your business. But you can’t suddenly drop a price increase on your clients. That’s a […]

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Freelance Writing Rates Weekly Roundup

This week I have spent time focusing on freelance writing rates. It’s a good topic to cover, and one that many people struggle with. It’s something that I struggled with, and now I really don’t mind it. When someone asks me how much I charge, I don’t sit there a few minutes doing my best […]

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Is It Time to Raise Your Freelance Writing Rates?

Over the last couple of posts, I’ve covered setting your freelance writing rates. Another question that regularly pops up in regards to pay is raising your rates. Should you do it? And if so, when is the best time? The truth is, there isn’t really a “best time.” Your clients don’t want to think about […]

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Freelance Writing Rates: Should You Charge Per Word, Per Hour or Per Project?

Tuesday I covered setting your freelance writing rates, and I thank you all for your comments. After being away from the computer from Tuesday night until now, I just want to assure you that I am going through all the comments. But something that has come up in the past is how to charge. With […]

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4 Tips for Setting Your Freelance Writing Rate

As a freelancer, one of the most common questions you will be asked is how much you charge. People need to know for a few reasons: mainly, they want to know if you’re in their budget and whether there is someone out there who is cheaper. It can be a difficult question when starting out. […]

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Tax Time as a Freelance Writer: Do You Have Course Expenses?

Tax time as a freelance writer doesn’t need to be…well…taxing for a lack of better word. While I prefer having my accountant friend deal with most of it, I like to know if something I pay for can be classed as a business expense. It took me a long time to realize that course expenses […]

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